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Title: Upgrade of small angle x-ray scattering beamline BL-6A at the photon factory

Abstract

BL-6A has been operational since 2011 as a small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) beamline at the Photon Factory (PF), and beginning in 2013 its old components and systems, which were mainly inside the experimental hutch, have been extensively updated. Both the vacuum-passes located between the sample stage and the detector and the fixed surface plate have been replaced by a new semi-automatic diffractometer. These upgrades allow simultaneous SAXS/WAXS experiments and grazing-incidence small angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS) measurements to be conducted. The hybrid pixel detector PILATUS3 1M is installed for SAXS, and PILATUS 100K is available as a WAXS detector. Additionally, a pinhole equipped with a micro-ion chamber is available to realize a lower-background and higher-resolution of low angles. Moreover, in a simultaneous SAXS/WAXS experiment, we developed a new beam stop with an embedded photodiode. Thus, BL-6A has evolved into a multipurpose beamline capable of dealing with various types of samples and experimental techniques.

Authors:
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  1. Photon Factory, Institute of Materials Structure Science, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, 1-1 Oho, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801 (Japan)
  2. Mitsubishi Electric System & Service Co., Ltd, Accelerator Engineering Center, 2-8-8 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0045 (Japan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22608354
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1741; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: SRI2015: 12. international conference on synchrotron radiation instrumentation, New York, NY (United States), 6-10 Jul 2015; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; IONIZATION CHAMBERS; IONS; PHOTONS; RESOLUTION; SMALL ANGLE SCATTERING; SURFACES; X RADIATION; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Takagi, H., E-mail: takagih@post.kek.jp, Igarashi, N., Mori, T., Saijo, S., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T., Shimizu, N., and Ohta, H. Upgrade of small angle x-ray scattering beamline BL-6A at the photon factory. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4952841.
Takagi, H., E-mail: takagih@post.kek.jp, Igarashi, N., Mori, T., Saijo, S., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T., Shimizu, N., & Ohta, H. Upgrade of small angle x-ray scattering beamline BL-6A at the photon factory. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952841.
Takagi, H., E-mail: takagih@post.kek.jp, Igarashi, N., Mori, T., Saijo, S., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T., Shimizu, N., and Ohta, H. Wed . "Upgrade of small angle x-ray scattering beamline BL-6A at the photon factory". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4952841.
@article{osti_22608354,
title = {Upgrade of small angle x-ray scattering beamline BL-6A at the photon factory},
author = {Takagi, H., E-mail: takagih@post.kek.jp and Igarashi, N. and Mori, T. and Saijo, S. and Nagatani, Y. and Kosuge, T. and Shimizu, N. and Ohta, H.},
abstractNote = {BL-6A has been operational since 2011 as a small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) beamline at the Photon Factory (PF), and beginning in 2013 its old components and systems, which were mainly inside the experimental hutch, have been extensively updated. Both the vacuum-passes located between the sample stage and the detector and the fixed surface plate have been replaced by a new semi-automatic diffractometer. These upgrades allow simultaneous SAXS/WAXS experiments and grazing-incidence small angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS) measurements to be conducted. The hybrid pixel detector PILATUS3 1M is installed for SAXS, and PILATUS 100K is available as a WAXS detector. Additionally, a pinhole equipped with a micro-ion chamber is available to realize a lower-background and higher-resolution of low angles. Moreover, in a simultaneous SAXS/WAXS experiment, we developed a new beam stop with an embedded photodiode. Thus, BL-6A has evolved into a multipurpose beamline capable of dealing with various types of samples and experimental techniques.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4952841},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 1741,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jul 27 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Wed Jul 27 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}